Setting Up a Company in Brazil

Company registration in Brazil is getting easier. Here you will find the key issues you will need to consider when setting up a company in Brazil....

Brazil and UK Sign Double Tax Agreement

Brazil and the UK have signed a double tax agreement. The agreement has not yet come into force but it marks yet another step taken by Brazil to open its economy....

Brazil: Hague Industrial Designs Agreement to Become Law Soon

Brazil has acceeded to the Hague Agreement on Industrial Designs. It is expected that it will become Law soon....

Appointing a Distributor in Brazil

Quick Read: Flexible: Parties have great freedom to decide on the terms of their distribution arrangements (which is different to the appointment of agents). Terminations can be...

Brazilian Senate Approves TIEA with Bermuda

Brazil and Bermuda's TIEA has been approved by the Brazilian Senate and should be signed into Law soon....

Disclosure of Ultimate Beneficiaries to the Brazilian Federal Revenue Department

What needs to be disclosed about the shareholders to the Brazilian tax authorities? Disclosures of UBOs and controllers under Brazilian law....

Brazil has a new Foreign Exchange Law

Brazil’s new Foreign Exchange Law introduces material improvements to Brazil’s currency exchange rules and the treatment of foreign investors, and is part of the continued...

Non-residents: Less Bureaucracy to Invest in Brazilian Securities

New Brazilian regulations make it easier for non-resident investors to invest in Brazilian securities....

Brazilian Corporations: Non-Residents Can Become Executive Directors

Non-residents (Brazilians or foreigners) can now be executive directors of Brazilian companies. Brazil’s legal framework continues to improve, with this being another step...

New Rules on Giving Gifts and Providing Hospitality to Brazilian Federal Officials

New regulations set out rules about the giving gifts and providing hospitality to Federal Brazilian public officials....